James Ferrier Shand's love for travel has grown from a youth spent in the exceptionally lively tourist hub of Australia's Gold Coast. Obtaining a university degree in International business and event management, James packed his bags for experiences in this wonderful world, and currently travels while writing for us. Currently touring Canada, we are envious of the amazing ski lodges he is visiting, rock faces he is climbing, icy lakes he is picnicing by, and warming mulled wine he is tasting in the land of winter. We love James Ferrier Shand's outlook on life!
Because you want to travel in style like a rockstar, and the words ‘on tour’ plastered on your wash bag quite simply give a subtle reminder to who-ever sees this wash bag that …what goes on tour stays on tour.
These Wooden Globe Cufflinks are statement cufflinks you wear to declare you are a person of the globe who loves delicate art, to travel, style, ..and is quite simply very cool. The featured images are vintage globe etchings on reclaimed cherry wood, so each pair will vary in colour to the next. The thin wooden artworks are then placed delicately into the cufflink settings by hand. Now this is a good gift idea.
James Ferrier Shand's love for travel has grown from a youth spent on Australia's Gold Coast, an exceptionally lively tourist hub. After obtaining a university degree in International business and event management, James packed his bags for experiences in this wonderful world, and currently travels while writing for us! We love his outlook on life - and his zoolander look in the pics - and we also love his dare devil nature!
Whether it be rocketing down the alpine coaster, gazing in awe at the thousands of ocean creatures on display or simply lazing by the pool, Vinpearl Land Amusement Park in Nah Trang, Vietnam, has something for everyone...Waking up to four grown men bouncing on my bed screaming “Happy Birthday!” while laughing like a bunch of drunken 8 year olds, was the start of one of the best days I’ve ever had. Waking up with my usual Oscar-The-Grouch impersonation, I let my friend know just how excited I was - by rolling over to go back to sleep. ...That was until I heard the words “It’s time to get up, the rollercoaster's open in half an hour!”. Yes, my very adult friends had booked tickets to Vinpearl Land Amusement Park.
Priced at 500,000VND (Approx $25 USD) per person, this ticket gets you access to one of the greatest attractions in Vietnam. Starting with the world’s longest sea-crossing cable-cart from the mainland Nha Trang to Vinpearl Island, you get to admire jaw dropping landscape with iconic white sandy beache and rolling vistas on display. You can end the day here, and still be happy with your purchase but I think this cart ride is barley the beginning of your adventure. The island is also home to a water park, mega arcade and roller coaster rides. As if that weren’t enough, Vinpearl also boasts Vietnam’s first 4D theatre; a 5000 seat amphitheatre, and the largest aquarium in the country.
While clinking over on the cable cart 60 meters above the ocean waves watching the Hollywood style Vinpearl sign approach, I was hard pressed to ignore my inner-child excitement. By the time I had reached the mega-arcade and strapped myself into the bumper cars, my friends and I had well and truly let our Inner Child completely take over. That is to say - if we had then given that Inner Child six bags of sugar washed down with four energy drinks. Yes, we were giggling like school kids, while slipping down water slides, and screaming higher than the small girls behind us on the roller coaster. I can safely say - it was one of the best birthdays I have ever had. Truly the only complaint I have about is place? There is simply too much to do in one day. I thoroughly recommend planning how you're going to tackle the day at the park before you arrive, or rather, just organize two days of fun to get the full Vinpearl Land Amusemement Park experience.